“Beating the far right at the polls must be combined with the emergence of profound change” | EUROtoday

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NOTWe, unions and associations, have determined to behave collectively in all territories to beat the far proper in the course of the legislative elections of June 30 and July 7, and to take collectively concrete measures of solidarity, equality and justice. We name for the mobilization of all.

The victory of the acute proper would have the identical dramatic penalties as these we have now seen the place they’ve ruled or are governing. In the United States of Trump, in Russia of Putin, Hungary of Orban, Argentina of Milei, Poland of PiS, Italy of Meloni, freedom is trampled, rights have been violated, public companies and social insurance policies strangled.

In all these nations, violence and hatred of others have changed the values ​​of equality, solidarity and fraternity. We should do all the pieces to forestall this from occurring to us. Certainly, the defeat of the acute proper is not going to be sufficient to ensure the implementation of public insurance policies responding to inequalities, injustices, and the social and environmental emergency. But his victory would radically compromise the prospect.

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The decline in rights, the regression in freedoms that we have now witnessed in recent times, the political selections turning their again on social progress, the mistreatment of the precarious, the abandonment of public companies, the contempt for large-scale social actions, akin to battle towards pension reform, represent the breeding floor on which the far proper has prospered.

The mandatory disruptive options

Defeating the far proper on the polls and combating its racist venture should be mixed with the emergence of profound change, social and ecological ruptures and the effectiveness of rights. It is subsequently essential that everybody finds within the electoral train an extension of frequent mobilizations and aspirations. A response from all political forces contemplating that rights are the identical for everybody is important.

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We, unions and associations, will likely be demanding in order that the responses we offer have weight at this time and tomorrow in efficient social and civil dialogue. In the society we wish, freedom, equality, democracy, solidarity and the rule of regulation aren’t empty phrases however the very rules which arrange our frequent life, our frequent future.

On these bases, confronted with the proponents of hatred, racism, anti-Semitism, sexism, LGBTQI+ phobia, social regression, and the destruction of life: disruptive options are mandatory. Together, we name for citizen mobilization.

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